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PSA 4.1 55 year old

My husband is 55 he has had his PSA done for the last 3 years. In 2016 it was 2.6, in 2017 3.4 and 2018 4.1. They called Friday June 15 and told him they made him an appointment with a Urologist form tomorrow Tuseday June 19 at 8 am. We were a little shocked they made the appointment first and then called about the ranges increasing. Is this something bad? Could this be prostate cancer? Are the increases considered rapid? My husband really doesn’t have any issues other than once a while ED problems and lower back pain. What type of questions should we ask tomorrow? Feeling scared at this point.

Thanks for any help.
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PSA is a very nonspecific which can be attributed to various causes, including but not limited to BPH, prostatitis, and prostate cancer. For more info: https://www.webmd.com/prostate-cancer/guide/psa#1

You should follow the advice of the urologist, who may decide to order additional tests such as repeat PSA +/- MRI prostate.
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